Duwess Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.126723°, -104.0894178°
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4304 ft. (1312 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Duwess Canyon is covered by the Muniz Canyon, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Ortega Canyon 0.7 mi
Muniz Canyon 3.1 mi
Sunflower Canyon 4.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Little Church Windmill Man-made 0.5 mi
Church Windmill Man-made 1.0 mi
Bull Canyon Creek Water 1.1 mi
Caracita Creek Water 1.5 mi
Weaning Pasture Windmill Man-made 1.5 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is NEWK which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 4,563 feet (259 feet higher than Duwess Canyon). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .37" 52.6° 22.6°
February .39" 57.8° 26.2°
March .69" 64.9° 32.2°
April .99" 72.4° 39.6°
May 1.48" 81.1° 48.9°
June 1.68" 90.4° 58.5°
July 2.80" 92.2° 63.3°
August 2.77" 89.6° 61.9°
September 1.68" 83.6° 54.4°
October 1.45" 74.0° 42.7°
November .66" 61.0° 31.4°
December .55" 52.8° 23.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 82% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.